Amazon Wants Prime Shipping Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed Inc. filed a motion last week to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit accusing the online retailer of encouraging Amazon Prime vendors to tack on hidden shipping fees, arguing that the plaintiffs lack standing to sue. The Amazon Prime shipping class… Read More »


GIS Background Check Class Action Settlement

General Information Services Inc. (GIS) has reached a class action lawsuit settlement over allegations it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act when providing information for consumer background check reports. If you were the subject of a criminal background check report that contained... Read More »


Judge Rejects Walgreens’ Argument in Ear Drops Lawsuit

Walgreen Co.’s argument to sever claims in the class action lawsuit accusing the drugstore of selling diluted, ineffective, homeopathic ear drops was rejected by a California judge last week. In December 2013, lead plaintiffs Danielle Demison and Teri Spano filed a class… Read More »


Medtronic Hit With Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit for Severe Injuries

Arizona plaintiffs Debra and Patrick Martin filed a bone graft lawsuit against Medtronic Inc. for the injuries Debra allegedly suffered from using their Infuse Bone Graft System. Debra alleges that as a direct result of choosing to use the Infuse bone graft, she suffered… Read More »


La. Mother Claims Risperdal Caused Son’s Male Breast Growth

A Louisiana woman has filed a Risperdal lawsuit on behalf of her son, who took the antipsychotic drug, alleging that he developed gynecomastia as a result. Plaintiff Ramona Pierre-Auguste is the mother and guardian of her son, E.P.H. She filed this Risperdal… Read More »


DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlement Reached

A massive settlement has been announced over the DePuy hip implant lawsuits. The settlement agreement is set to resolve roughly 12,000 lawsuits, bound together in multidistrict litigation (MDL) or mass tort, over the allegedly-defective metal-on-metal hip implant. DePuy is a subsidiary of… Read More »


Lawyers Argue NCAA Settlement Differs From Other Case

A federal judge’s decision to conditionally approve an NCAA student athlete licensing class action lawsuit settlement may raise more questions than answers regarding a similar lawsuit. Both cases revolve around the use of player likenesses in video games and on television for… Read More »


Class Action Lawsuits: Consumers Were Juiced for Circuit Board Parts

Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Hitachi Ltd., and close to 20 other companies have been hit with multiple antitrust class action lawsuits within the last couple weeks for allegedly fixing high prices on essential key electrical circuit board components.  These electrical circuit… Read More »